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Escambia still averages a COVID death per day

Florida had 11,433 new COVID cases – just 25 short of last Friday’s daily record. Escambia County had 153 new cases – 147 Florida residents,…

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Criminal defense bar wants courts to return to Phase 1

In letter to John L. Miller, Chief Judge for First Judicial Circuit, the Society of the Criminal Defense Bar asks that the court system return to Phase…

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Escambia new cases surpass June total, in only 8 days

Florida has 8,935 COVID-19 cases – 18.3% positivity rate.  The state set a single-day record for deaths with 120. Escambia had 144 new COVID cases…

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Posted in Education Escambia County Health

The Big Back-to-School Experiment

“We expect you to be serious when you make that choice. You’ll be locked in.” – Superintendent Malcolm Thomas by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly The upcoming…

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Escambia COVID Buzz

At 4:23 p.m. yesterday, Escambia County launched an “enhanced” COVID-19 dashboard – webpage the counties and cities, including the city of Pensacola, have published for…

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Escambia County government: 8 more positives, 12 more waiting results

Escambia County government reports eight more employees have tested positive – new total 43, up 23% from yesterday. Another 12 are awaiting test results –…

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COVID: Escambia had sixth 100+ case day in July

Florida has added 9,989 more cases – 14.1% positivity for July 7. Total: 223,783. Escambia County has 129 new cases – 115 are Florida residents,…

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COVID: Escambia staff update

Escambia County has now added, as of 6 p.m. yesterday, to its daily COVID update that status of each department. “It has been requested to…

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COVID: County HR director, Animal Shelter have it

“I do not want anyone to panic…” – Jana Still, HR director Escambia County Administrator Janice Gilley is trying to keep the lid on the…

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